Castelfranco Veneto is a town of Veneto, Northern Italy, in the province of Treviso, 30 kilometers far from the town of Treviso (Province capital). Resident population is 33 369 inhabitants and the municipality area covers a surface of 50.93 km2. The population density is 655.2 inhabitant/km2. The main economic activities are manufacturing (mainly metalworking), trading, building and tourism
Main environmental challenges faced by the city
Castelfranco Veneto, as most of medium sized towns of Veneto region, is characterized by a remarkable urban green area, both private and public, among which it stands out for its breadth and importance the historic garden of Villa Revedin Bolasco The total green area (public and private) is of 3.6 M m2, i.e. around 110 m2 per inhabitant (national average around 32 m2 per inhabitant) The necessity to rationalize the green area management, including its increasing in the surroundings, stimulates the adoption of NBS
NBS implemented or planned
The refurbishment of the access road to the hospital, the nursing home for the elderly and the historic garden of Villa Revedin Bolasco was designed considering NBS which concern both the paving of the road, the sidewalk and the cycle path and the management of waste water. The NBS are also used as a tool for the recovery of the historical memory of the places adjacent to the historical garden which constitutes an important cultural heritage for citizens.